TWAP048: You Need Your Job Counseling Questions Answered

An Interview with Aspergers Career Coach Barbara Bissonnette

Job counseling.  It’s one of the most pressing topics for spectrum adults. One of the best parts of my role here at Thrive with Aspergers is talking to experts from all walks of life. In this episode, I talked to Barbara Bissonnette from Forward Motion Coaching about your questions. Barbara joined the Thrive with Aspergers podcast […]

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TWAP006: Shawna on Parenting, Friendship, and the Autism Spectrum

There’s always a solution to everything: it just takes a while to figure it out” Shawna This podcast episode introduces us to Shawna, from the blog, Thoughts of an Introverted Matriarch. Shawna shares her thoughts with us, in this episode, about writing, discovering her diagnosis of Aspergers later in life, parenting children with autism, and […]

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TWAP 005: Aspergers Employment Help with Barbara Bissonnette

Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach who provides job and career coaching to Aspergers/autism adults. As a coach, she provides learning, support, and strategies to: choose the right job or career manage the job search process learn interviewing skills plan a disclosure strategy handle a disciplinary action communicate with colleagues understand and meet employer expectations manage time, […]

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Could Desk Research Be a Good Fit for Adults with Aspergers?

I was a senior in college.  Halfway through my year, I was hit with a wave of panic.  I had no idea what I wanted, really, to major in!   I didn’t know what career I wanted to embark on! I had majored in Anthropology and Sociology, but had no idea what I could do […]

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Being A Leader In Occupational Therapy As An Autistic Individual

This is a guest post from Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L.  He  is an occupational therapist with autism in California. He received his masters and clinical doctorate (OTD) degrees in occupational therapy at University of Southern California in 2011 and 2013, respectively. His OTD capstone project was on the lived experiences of members in the autism […]

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